Jan 12, 2016

Cupid and Psyche

Cupid and Psyche

c. 1600

Jan Muller

(Dutch, 1571–1628)

after Bartholomaeus Spranger

(Flemish, 1546–1611)


Support: Laid paper

Sheet: 39.9 x 53.7 cm (15 11/16 x 21 1/8 in.); Platemark: 38.5 x 52.5 cm (15 3/16 x 20 11/16 in.)

Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings Fund 1998.7

Catalogue raisonné: Hollstein XIV.107.51, state I/II; Bartsch 70; Kok (print Quarterly, March 1995) 70, state II/IV



Müller adopted Goltzius's engraving style of a dense network of swelling and tapering lines. He sometimes made prints after works by Bartholomeus Spranger (1546-c. 1611), another exponent of the Mannerist style and court painter to the Holy Roman Emperor Rudolph II (1576-1612) in Prague.

See also
PR - Engraving
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